Tracey went back to work today and I was home alone. Eerily weird to walk around someone else’s house when they are not there – I still had to shower with the bathroom door closed! Made myself some breakfast and watched a bit of early morning television before I got started on my list of jobs. Some call it dreaming… I call it planning! That was my task today. Trying to assemble some sort of a route for our travels around Australia, hitting as many UNESCO sites as possible without making us bankrupt – it’s an impossible task! Spent time trying to work out what there was to do in each of the towns we wanted to visit and working out a rough price for each of the things we may want to do (FYI, every time I read the word ‘free’, my heart fluttered a little bit!!). Having covered our map of Australia with highlighter pen, circles, pen lines in to the sea and post-it notes (with a text to Tracey apologising for using up the majority of her post-it notes), I have a vague idea of where we are going to go and what kind of things we are going to do. Not going to be able to do all 19 UNESCO sites in Australia, which is kind of disappointing, but it equally means we’ll have to come back one day. Tracey came back from work, dropped off Chilli dog and went straight back out to Pilates whilst I skyped Jayne and showed her the current mess that I had created on Tracey’s dining room table. A dinner of spaghetti bolognaise whilst we watched the final episode of series 6 of ‘Game of Thrones’. Now, I have only ever watched the very first episode with Jayne, which was declared a ‘WTF is this?’ experience and I have never watched an episode since, much to the disappointment of Jayne who is a big fan. I won’t spoil it for anyone but this is how I watched most of the episode…Therefore, ‘Game of Thrones’ still remains, and possibly always will remain, a ‘WTF is this’ programme – think I’ll stick to ‘House Rules’ and ‘Modern Family’!! A quick Skype with Jayne before bed. 15 days to go!
Monday 20th June 2016